15 Random DIYs That'll Make You Want To Workout Your Creative Side

Diply 12 Jun 2018

Some people like to hit up the gym for a full-body workout. Me? I prefer to check out my local dollar or craft store so I can flex my creative muscles instead.

For those looking for the perfect idea to give your creative side a solid workout, the list of projects below is just what you need!

1. DIY Double Dip-Dyed Napkins

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Make your next round of dinner guests feel extra fancy and special by setting the table with a set of pretty dip-dye napkins. Let the ladies over at A Beautiful Mess show you how it's done.

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2. DIY Yardstick Tray

Finding Home Farms | Finding Home Farms

Yardsticks always make me think of elementary school, and the thought of crafting with them has never crossed my mind. Finding Home Farms demonstrates just how easy it is to transform these classroom tools into the cutest display tray.

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3. DIY Acrylic Calendar

The House Of Wood | The House Of Wood

Give your home office a splash of chic sophistication by accenting a wall with this show-stopping acrylic calendar courtesy of The House Of Wood. I can't get over how cool this is!

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4. DIY Donut Sunglasses

Studio DIY | Studio DIY

All it takes are a few bottles of colorful nail polish and a simple pair of circular sunglasses to make these adorable donut shades. Get the full tutorial over on Studio DIY.

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5. DIY Marquee Letters

Two Thirty-Five Designs | Two Thirty-Five Designs

Turn any room into the coolest spot in your home by making a customized set of marquee letters. A few sheets of plywood, some outdoor string lights, and a set of basic power tools are all you'll need to recreate Two Thirty-Five Designs' idea.

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6. DIY Ruffle Dishtowels

My Crafty Spot | My Crafty Spot

Give that boring dishtowel a fresh, new look simply by adding a few ruffles to it! Katie from View From The Fridge shared her easy-to-follow instructions over on My Crafty Spot.

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7. DIY Tabletop Mirror

Remodelando la Casa | Remodelando la Casa

Can you believe this mirror used to be the top of an old table? The creative minds behind Remodelando la Casa sure know the true meaning of upcycling!

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8. DIY Tic-Tac-Toe Board

Thistlewood Farms | Thistlewood Farms

Who doesn't love a few rounds of tic-tac-toe from time to time? I think Thistlewood Farms had the best idea ever when they decided to create an oversized, wall-mounted version of this classic game.

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9. DIY Donut Floppy Hat

Studio DIY | Studio DIY

Why go to the beach wearing a boring sun hat when you can sport a floppy donut one instead? Let Studio DIY show you how to fill your wardrobe with cute, fashionable, donut-inspired things!

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10. DIY Pom-Pom Clock

A Kailo Chic Life | A Kailo Chic Life

If this isn't the best clock you've ever seen, you need to show me where you're getting your clocks! Take a page out of A Kailo Chic Life's crafty book and whip up one of these cuties for your home in no time.

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11. DIY Candle Planter Hack

Paper And Stitch | Paper And Stitch

Candles tend to come in pretty holders that I always feel guilty getting rid of. But now that I know how easy it is to turn them into planters (thanks, Paper And Stitch!), I won't be throwing them out anymore.

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12. DIY Striped Coasters

Purely Katie | Purely Katie

Making a collection of coasters is one of the easiest DIYs you can tackle. Purely Katie used some square pieces of MDF and covered them with painters tape to create a fun, modern stencil for her coaster design.

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13. DIY Framed Plexiglass Leaf

eHow | Francesca Stone

I bought a few of these leaves from the dollar store a couple of weeks ago and haven't been able to figure out what to do with them — until now. Francesca Stone of eHow has all of the crafty details, so make sure you check them out.

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14. DIY Floor Tile Place Mats

eHow | Tim and Mary Vidra

How have I never thought to do this?! Tim and Mary Vidra bought a few sheets of tile from their local home improvement store and turned them into the chicest place mats imaginable. So cool!

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15. DIY Curtain Rods

Design With Dee | Design With Dee

Sometimes, the windows in your home let in too much pretty natural light to warrant covering them up with curtains. Lucky for you, Design With Dee came up with a super clever idea that can help solve this common window problem.

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Did any of those ideas get your creative juices flowing? Which one are you thinking about trying first?


Let us know in the COMMENTS, and don't forget to SHARE this collection of crafty ideas with others!

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